• Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts welcomes John Santos and friends!

    Important Information For Tonights Event (Updated 1.28.2023 @ 2:15pm) :

    Feliz Sabado Mission! We are expecting a full house tonight for our John Santos event and to help us give you the most pleasurable experience and run things smoothly we wanted to share info on the flow for the evening.

    For those who have purchased tickets on Eventbrite or our MCCLA webpage you will give your name that was provided to make the purchase for entry. For any MCCLA box office purchases, please have your receipt ready to show proof of purchase. There will be a separate line for guest list entry.

    Our Coquito contest and meal portion of the evening will take place…

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  • Updated as of 01.04.2023: Coquito Contest Postponed to Jan 28th, 2023

    UPDATE:  the Coquito Contest has been postponed and moved to January 28th at 4pm for the John Santos and Friends Reception

    To enter the contest:

    1. Must be delicious and homemade
    2. Must submit name, contact info, and $10 entry fee to: info@missionculturalcenter.org (fee includes admission to event and a plus 1)
    3. Must bring bottled "Coquito" for tasting
    4. Must be present to serve samples for guests

    First prize: $100
    Second Prize: $75
    Third Prize: $50


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  • Holiday Bazaar Mercado de Artesanía

    Join MCCLA this Saturday
    December 17th
    from 12-4pm
    our final Holiday Bazaar “Mercado de Artesanía”.

    Shop for the holidays while supporting local artists and vendors with products from Latin America such as bi-lingual books from @lunaspress, jewelry, native clothing, handmade arts/crafts/ MCCLA art from the archive, Mission Gráfica fresh off the press book, gift certificates, and more!

    Stop by for your last minute local holiday gift…

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  • Mission Grafica: Reflecting a Community in Print BOOK LAUNCH!

    Mission Grafica: Reflecting a Community in Print BOOK LAUNCH!

    Celebrate with us where it all began at MCCLA!
    Saturday, December 10
    MCCLA Lobby
    • Get your copy hot off the press
    • Meet the authors
    • Enjoy refreshments by The Great Tortilla Conspiracy

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  • The Holiday Giveback

    Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts invites you to The Holiday Giveback

    December 4th from  11 am to 4 pm

    Free Music

    Free Toys



    And Much…

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  • 800 Years of Fashion by Designer Mario Chacon

    Saturday, December 3rd from 3 pm to 6 pm
    $20 includes fashion show admission, one cocktail, and hor d'oeuvres.
    This is a one day show that includes live models featuring quality fashion period designs by renown fashion and costume designer Mario…

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    800 Years of Fashion by Designer Mario Chacon
  • SF Symphony presents Día de los Muertos, November 5, 2022


    Carlos Miguel Prieto conducts the San Francisco Symphony in music by Evencio Castellanos Yumar, Arturo Márquez, José Pablo Moncayo García, Gabriela Ortiz, and Silvestre Revueltas; trumpet player Pacho Flores is soloist in Arturo Márquez’ Concierto de Otoño; with performances by Casa Círculo Cultural and Canción de Obsidiana

    Local artists, community groups, and Latin American cultural partners join the SF Symphony to celebrate Día de los Muertos through lobby art installations and pre-concert activities

    ¡Fiesta! Día de los Muertos dinner packages include post-concert reception, seated dinner, and online auction plus premium concert seating

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  • Day of the Dead Events

    Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 36th Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration 2022

    Screening of Documentary "El Ultimo Adios" by Diego Huerta - MCCLA Production:
    $5 admission

    Saturday, November 12th at 5pm
    Sunday, November 13th at 3pm
    Friday, November 18th at 5:30pm (closing of Dia de los Muertos exhibit & festivities)
    Tickets available here

    Mole to Die For! Mole Competition & Cake Decorating Contest

    Professional chefs, local restaurants, & community members compete to claim the title of Best Mole and Best Dia de los Muertos themed Cake!

    Sunday, November 13th Tasting  4-7 pm
    $25 admission includes:

    • Mole tasting
    • Dinner
    • Beverage

    Tickets available here

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    Dia de muertos
  • Mayan Rulers in the Heart of the Mission | Palos Mayan Collection

    Gallery Hours August 12th - October 14th Tuesday thru Friday 2pm-8pm. Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm

    Gallery Hours

    August 12th - October 14th
    Tuesday - Friday: 2pm - 8pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 4pm

    Free Admission

    For group reservations, appointments or guided tours please send request to: info@missionculturalcenter.org


    Closing Reception: October 14th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm

    Join us to bid farewell to the Mayan Kings with a closing reception
    that will include an evening of musical performances, dancing, food, drinks, and the artistic legacy of our indigenous…

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